News Release - Clearview Township Municipal Service Updates

Date Published: 
July 3 2020

Clearview Township continues to respond to the changing conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic with the safety of residents and staff at the forefront of all decisions.

As part of Simcoe County, Clearview entered Stage 2 of the Provincial Framework for Reopening in June. Though some amenities are permitted to reopen under Stage 2 we ask for your patience as staff work to implement equipment, policies and procedures to in accordance with provincial requirements and to ensure staff and public safety.

Clearview Township continues to safeguard the best interests of the community while delivering essential Town Services. The following chart provides an update on facilities, services and amenities in Clearview Township currently:

Service/Facility

Status Update

Township Administration Centre

  • Operating. Remains closed to the public.
  • Staff are available to assist by email or telephone. Details are available at www.clearview.ca/staff-directory.
  • The drop box at the front entrance remains available.

Transit

  • Stayner Route operating on reduced hours, transit fees waived www.clearview.ca/transit.
  • Creemore Route discontinued until further notice.
  • Riders are asked to use social distancing and self-screening practices.

Clearview Library

Fire Stations

  • Operating. Remains closed to the public.
  • Staff are available for non-emergency related matters at (705) 428-0670.

Public Works

By-law Enforcement

  • Operating.
  • Access contact information and details on how to submit a complaint here www.clearview.ca/bylaw.   

Building Permits & Inspections

  • Permits are being accepted via the drop box and by email. Payments by cheque only.
  • Inspections are operating with strict safe work practices and physical distancing measures in place for unoccupied buildings. Certain construction in occupied spaces can proceed via live video chat through Facetime.

Patio Permits

Public Meetings

  • Proceeding virtually until further notice. Public Meetings will be announced on www.clearview.ca.

Council & Council Meetings

Clearview Parks & Sports Fields

  • Open for non-team sports.
  • Playground equipment, washrooms and changerooms remain closed.
  • Residents are reminded to practice safe physical distancing and abide by gathering limitations.

Youth Centre

Arenas/Recreation Centres & Community Halls

  • Remains closed to the public.

 

Centennial Pool

  • Closed for the 2020 season.

Stayner & New Lowell Farmer’s Market

  • Closed for the 2020 season.

Property Tax & Utility Bills

Tax Penalties and Water & Sewer Penalties

  • Have been waived until the COVID-19 response is over.

Business Reopening Tool Kits

Virtual Recreation Experiences

All service delivery announcements will continue to be communicated through the township website, www.clearview.ca and on Twitter, @Clearview_twp. Subscribe to notifications on the Township’s homepage to stay up to date as more information becomes available.

For more information, please contact: 

Mayor Doug Measures
Mayor

(705) 428-6230 ext. 280
dmeasures@clearview.ca

Steve Sage
CAO

(705) 428-6230 ext. 228
ssage@clearview.ca